Category: Blog

Come celebrate “Happy Cardboard Architecture” on Saturday, October 10th!

  On Saturday, October 10th, join the Flagship Clubhouse as we celebrate Happy Cardboard Architecture as part of the Global Cardboard Challenge! Families are encouraged to come by to design and build their own cardboard buildings, bridges, statues, etc. We provide the cardboard… and YOU provide the creativity. Are you up for the challenge?

We’re back with NEW FALL HOURS at the FLAGSHIP!

The Flagship Clubhouse is up and running with new hours for the fall… Fall Hours (starting September 9, 2015) Wednesday & Thursday 2:30PM – 7:00PM Friday 2:30PM – 8:00PM Saturday 12:00PM – 6:00PM   (Note: The Clubhouse will be closed on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays)   See you soon!  

The 10th Annual WEST END FEST

Last Saturday, we set up a Happy Cardboard booth at the 10th Annual West End Festival to give the West End Community a little taste of what happens here at the Flagship Clubhouse. Our high school summer intern, Eric, helped lead the event and would like to share some words and pictures with you… [fsg_gallery id=”19″] This past Saturday, the Flagship Clubhouse showcased our Happy Cardboard at the 10th Annual West End Festival in Boston. "Happy Cardboard" is when we take blank,...

WISTIA Field Trip

The Flagship Clubhouse recently visited WISTIA, a video hosting startup. Our high school intern, Jayant, will be guest blogging about the experience. Be sure to take a look at our pictures too! [fsg_gallery id=”18″] Last week, the Clubhouse took a field trip to Wisita. Wistia is an online video-hosting platform that allows users to use analytics and unique viewing trends. We were given a tour by Laura and Molly, two very enthusiastic and inviting members of the Wisita team. We...

Circuit Stickers Workshop

Our high school intern, Justin, will be guest-blogging today about last week's Circuit Stickers Workshop! Be sure to read what he has to say and check out some photos of the awesome projects that were crafted. [fsg_gallery id=”17″] Last Monday, MIT Grad student and founder of Chibitronics, Jie Qi, visited the Clubhouse to teach a workshop on her very own invention: Circuit Stickers! Working out of the MIT Media Lab, Jie engineered these nifty circuit components into sticker form which can easily...

Faces at Figment (Slideshow)

This past weekend, The Flagship made a show-stopping appearance at FIGMENT Boston: a festival of interactive community art. Check out our photo slideshow below and read what our high school interns, Jasmine and Kamel, had to say about the event… [fsg_gallery id=”16″] On Saturday, the Flagship introduced video sensing to Figment Boston, a daytime, and night-time event where there was an abundance of interactive art. Once we started to set up, visitors couldn’t keep away. They were very interested in...

Happy Cardboard at “Play Day” (photo slideshow)

This past weekend, the Flagship showcased its Happy Cardboard concept to the attendees of "Play Day" at Lawn on D and also invited the attendees to create their own Happy Cardboard. The results were more fun, colorful and creative than we could have ever imagined. Our high school summer intern, Jayant, took some awesome photos. Check out what he had to say about the event… [fsg_gallery id=”15″] On Sunday, The Computer Clubhouse hosted Happy Cardboard for Lawn on D's "Play...

Animation Workshop (slideshow)

Yashas, one of our high school summer volunteers will be guest blogging about today's animation workshop with Animatron!  [fsg_gallery id=”14″] Today, Bryce, Kate, Alissa, and Priyanka from Animatron visited the Flagship Computer Clubhouse to show us their online animation program: Animatron. We logged on to www.animatron.com and explored the tools on the website. Our friends from Animatron showed us characters and objects from different themes: Space Travel, Steampunk, and others. We can take their characters and objects and animate them to create...

Angie’s Jewelry Workshop (Slideshow)

Our first Jewelry Design Workshop with fashion designer and Clubhouse alum, Angie Brutus, was a complete success. Here are some pictures and some words from our high school summer interns about the event… [fsg_gallery id=”13″] Today at the Computer Clubhouse Angie Brutus joined us for a jewelry making workshop. We started off the experience talking about the benefits recycling, or upcycling, and the positive effects it can have on our community. These same ideas were incorporated into our creations where...